Articles Posted in the " TV Analysis " Category

  • Let’s Talk About Amethyst

    Shapeshifter. Comedian. Runt. Earthling. Amethyst was introduced as the fun-seeking, free spirit of the Crystal Gems, but five seasons have peeled away her scruffy outer shell and revealed the deeply self-critical Gem underneath. Amethyst was designed to fit into a very specific cartoon archetype: the troublemaker. Despite being millennia old, Amethyst acted like a teenage […]




  • How Good is The Good Place?: Season 3 Predictions

    The season 2 finale of The Good Place ended with a twist, a memory wipe, and a complete shift in the status quo. While those statements refer equally to both the show’s seasons, they couldn’t feel more different. Dumped back into their mortal lives, the humans must now prove they can become better people in The […]



  • LGBTQ+ Representation for a General Audience

    This week the fifth episode of Star Trek: Discover “Choose Your Pain” introduced a same sex couple – Stamets and Culber – which is being hailed as an amazing moment for LGBTQ+ representation. I’ve been thinking about the portrayal of this same sex couple and why I am at once very pleased with it, but also […]


  • Star Trek: Discovery vs The Orville POLL RESULTS & ANALYSIS

    For the past week we’ve been running a Star Trek: Discovery vs The Orville poll, asking our readers which show they’re watching.  The results aren’t exactly surprising, but the feedback received is telling. Read our before commenting. Please do not copy our content in whole to other websites. Linkbacks are encouraged.


  • Star Trek Is for Everyone

    A flood of true fanning and gatekeeping has come with the introduction Star Trek: Discovery, most of it aimed at new fans of the popular science fiction franchise. Read our before commenting. Please do not copy our content in whole to other websites. Linkbacks are encouraged.


  • Dragon Con 2017 Panel Report: Game of Toxic Masculinity, Part 2

    Part one of my “Game of Toxic Masculinity” panel report from Dragon Con 2017 wrapped up with a discussion of show runners Benioff and Weiss and how their own toxic masculinity effects the series. In that discussion I touched on Loras and how they portrayed his sexuality, and so I’ll begin part two by exploring […]


  • Dragon Con 2017 Panel Report: Game of Toxic Masculinity, Part 1

    I’ve been lucky enough to take part in many Game of Thrones panels at Dragon Con throughout the years – every year since 2012, in fact – but this year, the new High Fantasy track really went above and beyond with their Song of Ice and Fire/Game of Thrones offerings, including an awesome panel called […]